DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 02/20/2006    Duedate: 03/04/2006

VALAMANTIS ARENA

DM-62    TURN-377

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

EB GOLLU
MIDDLE WAY 10 (420)
(62-4138) [15-40-0,85]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

EB GOLLU                       ZEUS
MIDDLE WAY 10 (420)            LEGION OF LEGEND (409)
(62-4138) [15-40-0,85]         (62-4010) [3-0-0,33]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

EB GOLLU                       ERFIN GORAM
MIDDLE WAY 10 (420)            MIDDLE WAY 10 (420)
(62-4138) [15-40-0,85]         (62-4220) [5-8-0,23]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

MIDDLE WAY 10 (420)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. LEGION OF LEGEND (409)      25
2. THE BEARS (268)             22      THE BEARS (268)
3. THE DAMNED II (423)         16      Unchartered Team
4. MIDGETS (356)                9
5. DIAMONDS IN THE RUFF (386)   1DIAMONDS IN THE RUFF (386)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1/ 0*DIAMONDS IN THE RU (386)   2   1  0 66.7   1/ 1 MIDDLE WAY 10 (420)       8  7 0
 2/ 2 THE BEARS (268)          316 267 26 54.2   2/ 3*LEGION OF LEGEND (409)    6  5 0
 3/ 3 MIDGETS (356)             65  58  2 52.8   3/ 2 MIDGETS (356)             4  1 0
 4/ 1*PHILANTHROPISTS (429)      1   1  0 50.0   4/ 5 THE BEARS (268)           2  3 1
 5/ 4 MIDDLE WAY 10 (420)      129 144  4 47.3   5/ 0*THE DAMNED II (423)       1  0 0
 6/ 0*THE DAMNED II (423)        4   5  0 44.4   6/ 4*PHILANTHROPISTS (429)     1  1 0
 7/ 5*LEGION OF LEGEND (409)     8  13  0 38.1   7/ 0*DIAMONDS IN THE RU (386)  0  1 0

    '*'   Unchartered team                       '-'  Team did not fight this turn
   (###)  Avoid teams by their Team Id          ##/## This turn's/Last turn's rank

                                    TEAM SPOTLIGHT

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                         ---===DELARQUAN REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 538): HELLACIOUS of MANNEQUIN'S BEST (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 423): GOLDEN SHARK of THE GOLDEN FISH (Nick, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 546): BLACK WIDOW of MISTRESS 4 XMAS (Angus, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 542): SCANDALF of THE SHALLOWSHIP (?, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 541): INGOLD KERR of THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (Nick, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 545): HOMOCULOUS of DARK PANTHEON (Doc Steele, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 543): PINK NOSE of WASTELAND II (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 537): QUIP of QUBIT (Sultan, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 529): ODDLY SHAPED BOOB of CENTER FOR OLDS (Suave, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 528): ADDUCTOR MAGNUS of MUSCLE MEN (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 502): OTIS THE DRUNK of OLD SCHOOL TOONS (Otis the Drunk, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 492): WALDO of BOY O'S (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 217): MATT RISIDE of CRIMINAL ELEMENT (Fizban, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 479): SU-CHI of WIND STORM (Lord Xiang, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 428): ZALGEI of DARK HORSEMEN (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 204): SILVERBOLT of RUNNING AMOK (THawk, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 192): SOUL SCOURGE of VILE REAVERS (Bobby Bigfoot, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 376): DIO of MIDGETS (Ganolus Oakleaf, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 169): MAKKEH KILLER of MILCHAMAH (Hammer, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 421): MAHI MAHI of BIG MEAN FISH from TALCAMA (Big Wave Dave)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   1 MORDANT (turn 538): MANNEQUIN'S BEST (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM   2 NIANIA (turn 423): THE GOLDEN FISH (Nick, mgr.)
 DM   3 OSKSI (turn 546): FRAT PARTY BLOWOUT (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 542): ARENA FELINES (Garfield, mgr.)
 DM   5 KALTOS (turn 541): THE MIDDLE WAY 5 (Nick, mgr.)
 DM   6 TRANSEL (turn 545): THE LADY'S LIST (A-Sop, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 543): IMPORTED FOOTBALLERS (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  10 KOLACT (turn 537): SIR AGLIO (Sultan, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 529): WASTELAND (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM  21 SUNSET (turn 528): D.R.I. (Var, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 502): ACT OF MALICE (Jekyll, mgr.)
 DM  38 CLIFFHOME (turn 492): SEA DOGS (One-Armed Bandit, mgr.)
 DM  39 XOCHITHLAN (turn 217): CRIMINAL ELEMENT (Fizban, mgr.)
 DM  42 RODEKI (turn 479): DELVERS (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  51 TRICORUS (turn 428): RONIN (Rosebud, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 204): OF WOLF AND MAN (Tripwire, mgr.)
 DM  59 ILLIS (turn 192): CHAPEL ROCK (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 376): MIDDLE WAY 10 (Nick, mgr.)
 DM  72 DRAGONHEAD (turn 169): MILCHAMAH (Hammer, mgr.)
ADM 104 DARKHOLM (turn 421): BLACK PRIMERS, etc. (Doc Steele, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM   4 JHELUM (turn 541): HAPPY CAT of ARENA FELINES (Garfield, mgr.)
 DM   7 BONSUR (turn 543): TURTLEFACE of WASTELAND II (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM  18 TALCAMA (turn 528): BACK JUICE of WASTELAND (The Muffin Man, mgr.)
 DM  36 JHANS (turn 502): OTIS THE DRUNK of OLD SCHOOL TOONS (Otis the Drunk, mgr.)
 DM  54 TROCAR (turn 204): SILVERBOLT of RUNNING AMOK (THawk, mgr.)
 DM  62 VALAMANTIS (turn 376): DIO of MIDGETS (Ganolus Oakleaf, mgr.)

                                      SPY REPORT

     Good day, friends and fiends, welcome to your friendly neighborhood spyreport.  
I doubt VALAMANTIS will ever be the same.  Defending his title for another turn, DIO 
kept MIDDLE WAY 10's warrior, EB GOLLU, from claiming the throne.  Can someone 
confirm a rumor for me?  I hear the top team makes their losing fighters do dishes at 
Drake's Lodge until they win.  Maybe?   
     He who challenges well, fights well.  He who avoids without cause, shall lose 
for good reasons.  My mama told me that one.  I also notice that the MIDGETS stable 
was the most avoided team this turn.  Come on VALAMANTIS, what are you afraid of?  
And guess who avoided MIDGETS stable the most?  Believe it or not, it was THE BEARS.  
Anyone surprised?  Well, sports fans, take notice that HONEY NUTS from THE BEARS was 
VALAMANTIS' most challenged warrior this turn.  In a brave attempt, GOOD BEAR from 
THE BEARS challenged up 20 points to fight BALI DARRAS from the MIDDLE WAY 10 stable. 
GOOD BEAR perhaps got his just desserts, seeing as he defeated BALI DARRAS and ended 
up with 61 recognition points.   
     A coward dies a thousand deaths, a brave man only once.  Wise men know this to 
be true.  Congratulations go out to MIDGETS, with TYRION revenging a bloodfeud 
against HONEY NUTS of THE BEARS.  Is it really true that VALAMANTIS has more 
dishwashers per capita that fighters?  Just thought I'd ask...   
     Thought for the day, a new sword shines bright, but the notched sword sings the 
sweetest.  It's been nice chatting with you, until we meet again, keep your swords 
sharp and your hammers heavy.  Until the sun next rises and my pen sets to paper-- 
Alarond the Scribe  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 EB GOLLU 4138                15  40  0    85       MIDDLE WAY 10 (420)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-JOE C 3331                   12  10  0    74       MIDGETS (356)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 DANA FRISS 4230               5   2  0    65       MIDDLE WAY 10 (420)
 GOOD BEAR 4200                7   2  0    61       THE BEARS (268)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 TYRION 3764                   5   0  0    55       MIDGETS (356)
 BALI DARRAS 4221              7   6  0    41       MIDDLE WAY 10 (420)
-TATTOO 3334                   9  11  1    39       MIDGETS (356)
 CHIA EDEL 4219                8   5  0    34       MIDDLE WAY 10 (420)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ZEUS 4010                     3   0  0    33       LEGION OF LEGEND (409)
 ATLAS 4008                    2   4  0    27       LEGION OF LEGEND (409)
 LYNN THAO 4190                2   0  0    26       THE DAMNED II (423)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 ERFIN GORAM 4220              5   8  0    23       MIDDLE WAY 10 (420)
 THE BIG 'OH' 3734             2   1  0    21       DIAMONDS IN THE RUFF (386)
 TROGLIN 4233                  1   1  0    16       PHILANTHROPISTS (429)
-LAN NAMDRAGORAN 4167          1   0  0    15       THE DAMNED II (423)
 HONEY NUTS 4218               1   1  1    13       THE BEARS (268)
 MERCURY 4011                  2   4  0    10       LEGION OF LEGEND (409)
 ARES 4237                     1   0  0     9       LEGION OF LEGEND (409)
-ANGEL DUST 4191               1   1  0     7       THE DAMNED II (423)
-SIR MARIUS 4169               0   1  0     1       THE DAMNED II (423)

'-' denotes a warrior who did not fight this turn.

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
PUNKEY BREWSTER 4231   0  1 0 MIDGETS 356           HONEY NUTS 4218       376 JUST REV

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Philanthropists -- Welcome to the arena! -- Ganolus & Midgets

Dio -- Whew!  Thanks.  I really didn't have a THING to say in a column.  Now YOU can
do it. -- Eb Gollu
P.S.  Us Shews are men of few words.  The air's so thin up here, we have to save our
breath.

Good Bear -- Not enough nuts. -- Dana Friss

Tyrion -- (with deep foreboding)  Are YOU my secret admirer?  Because I'm not that
kind of guy. -- Erfin Goram
P.S.  Doesn't matter that I'm an elf.  We aren't really over-sexed, you know.

Do you suppose I could take the Fratsfa Slave home to do the dishes? -- Bali Darras

Atlas -- You don't seem to have ANY useful maps.  Pshaw! -- Chia Edel

Dio -- Congratulations from all of us. -- the Middle Way

Golem Protector Dio -- Go to the Isle with our best wishes, and if you're fortunate,
do not return lest the Black Tower eat your shadow. -- Memsettis the Down-trodden

30 January 2006
We of the Desolate Empire Alliance want to announce with glad hearts that Heathen
Hatebred is no longer just a friend, but also an alliance-mate.  Heathen brings a lot
with him to our alliance.  His experience, talent, and loyalty will be a great
benefit to us all.  Welcome Heathen; may all our enemies' blood continue to flow
freely! -- Dark Knights of the Desolate Empire

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

TYRION devastated HONEY NUTS in a 1 minute mismatched Bloodfeud fight.
GOOD BEAR vanquished BALI DARRAS in a 1 minute uneven Challenge battle.
DIO demolished EB GOLLU in a crowd pleasing 1 minute bloody uneven Title fight.
DANA FRISS was defeated by KHALHUMS DWARF in a 2 minute fight.
ERFIN GORAM was luckily beaten by ATLAS in a crowd pleasing 6 minute competition.
ZEUS defeated TROGLIN in a 1 minute struggle.
CHIA EDEL overpowered MERCURY in a 1 minute mismatched brawl.
THE BIG 'OH' was overpowered by LYNN THAO in a 1 minute uneven melee.
ARES won victory over MORDANT DESERTER in a 2 minute beginner's duel.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|LUNGING ATTACK                   4         SLASHING ATTACK   15 -   2 -  0      88  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  2         WALL OF STEEL      9 -   4 -  0      69  |
|AIMED BLOW                       2         STRIKING ATTACK   10 -   6 -  0      63  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    2         PARRY-RIPOSTE      7 -   5 -  0      58  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  2         LUNGING ATTACK     7 -   6 -  2      54  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    2         AIMED BLOW         6 -   7 -  0      46  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      1         BASHING ATTACK     4 -   7 -  0      36  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   1         TOTAL PARRY        1 -   5 -  0      17  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         PARRY-STRIKE       0 -   0 -  0       0  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     0         PARRY-LUNGE        0 -   0 -  0       0  |

Turn 377 was great if you     Not so great if you used      The fighting styles of the
used the fighting styles:     the fighting styles:          top eleven warriors are:

SLASHING ATTACK    2 -  0     LUNGING ATTACK     1 -  3         2  WALL OF STEEL  
TOTAL PARRY        1 -  0     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  0         2  LUNGING ATTACK 
AIMED BLOW         1 -  1     PARRY-STRIKE       0 -  0         1  BASHING ATTACK 
PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -  1     BASHING ATTACK     0 -  1         1  PARRY-STRIKE   
STRIKING ATTACK    1 -  1                                       1  SLASHING ATTACK
WALL OF STEEL      1 -  1                                       1  STRIKING ATTACK
                                                                1  PARRY-RIPOSTE  
                                                                1  AIMED BLOW     
                                                                1  TOTAL PARRY    

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
WALL OF STEEL    DANA FRISS 4230             5   2  0   65 MIDDLE WAY 10 (420)
SLASHING ATTACK  GOOD BEAR 4200              7   2  0   61 THE BEARS (268)
STRIKING ATTACK  TYRION 3764                 5   0  0   55 MIDGETS (356)
PARRY-RIPOSTE    BALI DARRAS 4221            7   6  0   41 MIDDLE WAY 10 (420)
AIMED BLOW       CHIA EDEL 4219              8   5  0   34 MIDDLE WAY 10 (420)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is EB GOLLU 4138.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was ERFIN GORAM 4220.  The ten other most popular fighters were ATLAS 4008, DANA 
FRISS 4230, ARES 4237, TYRION 3764, GOOD BEAR 4200, ZEUS 4010, CHIA EDEL 4219, LYNN 
THAO 4190, EB GOLLU 4138, and TROGLIN 4233.

The least popular fighter this week was THE BIG 'OH' 3734.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were MERCURY 4011, BALI DARRAS 4221, HONEY NUTS 4218, TROGLIN 4233, 
EB GOLLU 4138, LYNN THAO 4190, CHIA EDEL 4219, ZEUS 4010, GOOD BEAR 4200, and TYRION 
3764.

The following warriors will travel to AD after next turn:

EB GOLLU (62-4138) MIDDLE WAY 10 (420)

The following warriors have traveled to AD after fighting this turn:

DIO (62-3336) MIDGETS (356)